Temporary propane heaters (aka temp heat) help to provide warm, dry air through the winter months for a variety of applications. For new construction and remodeling with masonry and concrete work or indoor finish work and painting, temp heat helps contractors work year round. The systems in these cases are providing tight temperature control and […]
Author: Chris DeFilippo
Operations Portal: Reviewing Your Most Efficient Deliveries
Reviewing your most (and least) efficient deliveries is easy in the Tank Utility Operations Portal. Simply click on the Deliveries menu after logging in to the Operation Portal. Scroll down on the page and you’ll see two heat maps. The blue heat map on the right shows the top 20% of your customers with the […]
What if it’s never cold again?
What if we’re going to have another warm winter? What if it’s never going to get cold again? What if there’s no such thing as a normal winter anymore? Maybe that’s just the summer heat talking. Maybe the past two warm winters in the U.S. were just a blip (the western U.S. had a cold […]
Managing Tank Monitors: Offline Alerts and Device Health
Managing all of your monitored tanks is easy with Tank Utility’s tools for fuel suppliers. There are two key features in our Operations Portal app just for tank monitor device management: Portfolio Alerts for Offline, Deployment, and Threshold and the Device Health Icon. Here’s how you can take advantage of these two features immediately to be more […]
The Unwilling Will-Call
In a previous post, we looked at an aspect of the propane customer experience around customer demands for more control. The other side of that is a customer that wants to be more hands-off. Consider a couple of propane customers like these that you may know: Suburban homeowners, husband and wife with 3 kids, a […]
Customizing The Propane Customer Experience
Is there such a thing as the “propane customer experience”? You better believe there is. And if you’re not the one thinking about it, then one of your competitors definitely is. We’re not going to try help you define the entirety of your propane customer experience (from sign-up and installation to service and billing, there’s […]
I’ve never had a propane run-out. Why do I need a tank monitor?
I’ve got a bunch of propane appliances at my home. I use it for space and water heating, my stove in the kitchen is propane, I have a backup generator, a pool heater in the back yard, and my clothes dryer is connected too. My tank is massive, I’m already on automatic delivery, and I’ve […]
Who benefits more from tank monitors – fuel suppliers or homeowners?
We’ve written in the past about different types of propane users and their tank monitoring benefits – homeowners with pool heaters, commercial agricultural greenhouses, backup generators, second-homes, hardware stores with 20# BBQ refill stations, and restaurants & the hospitality industry. In those articles we talk mostly about what the fuel supplier gets out of using […]
Generac Propane Tank Monitors from Tank Utility
We’re so proud to partner with Generac to provide propane tank monitors to homeowners with backup generators! Having a backup generator can increase your peace-of-mind that your family will always have power but only if you have fuel in your propane tank. Tank Utility helps Generac ensure propane generators stay running with our cellular propane tank monitors and […]
Tank Utility helps Generac ensure propane generators stay running
Re-printed announcement from Generac and Tank Utility Fuel Tank Tech Ensures Propane Generators Stay Running Tank Utility lets homeowners monitor propane tank levels from their smartphones WAUKESHA, Wis. — With as many as 40 percent of all home standby generators installed around the country running on liquid propane (LP) fuel, homeowners need to ensure that their […]